Mudcat Café message #3572670 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #32340   Message #3572670
Posted By: Genie
04-Nov-13 - 05:23 AM
Thread Name: any new mondegreens?
Subject: RE: any new mondegreens?
I love the bluegrass song "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive," especially Patty Loveless's version of it. But, DK why, her recording seems to lend itself to several mondegreens.

1. "Grandma sold our jeep and they moved out west .... ."
(Actual line: "Grandma sold out cheap and they out west ... ."

2, "To a farm where the big rich men knew their wives ... "
(Actual line: "To a farm where the big Richland River winds ... ."